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District 1 June Report

Sheridan County School District 1 Business Manager, Jeremy Smith

Trustees at Tuesday's School District 1 board meeting approved unanimously the IBN recommendations for the upcoming school year. District Business Manager Jeremy Smith explains.

Funeral for Wyoming Marine Held in Douglas

Lance Cpl. Sean O'Connor (Photo from MilitaryTimes.com)

DOUGLAS Wyo. (AP) - Hundreds of people crowded a high school gymnasium in central Wyoming on Wednesday to pay their respects to a U.S. Marine killed earlier this month in Afghanistan.

Wyoming Records First Case of Horse Virus

Wyoming is no longer free of the Equine Herpes Virus 1.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming has recorded its first case of a potentially fatal horse virus this year. State Veterinarian Jim Logan said Wednesday that tests confirmed a case of Equine Herpes Virus 1 in a horse from Johnson County.

Wyoming is the First State in the Country to “Go Google”

From left to right: The President of Enterprise at Google, David Girouard, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead and State Chief Information Officer Flint Waters. ( Photo Courtesy of Governor Mead's Office)

At a media conference Wednesday, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead announced that 10,000 of Wyoming’s state employees have now migrated to Google Apps for Government.

Barrasso Comments on Health Care “Glitch”

U.S. Senator John Barrasso

Details have surfaced over the last few days about a major glitch in President Obama's health care law that will make 3-million middle class Americans eligible for Medicaid when the law takes effect in 2014.

Buffalo's Brock Street Sidewalk Bids Opened Wednesday

Vista Engineering's Jeff Feck checks figures during the bid opening Wednesday.

The engineering firm in charge of the Brock Street/Safe Routes to School Sidewalk Project had their bid opening Wednesday at city hall in Buffalo.

County Finds Unfiled Easement With Landowner

Landowners on Fairgrounds Road have been trying to find easements for a water line that was installed on their property by Johnson County to supply city water to the fairgrounds, and have been trying to get water supplied to their property, as they believed they had been promised.

Gatchell's Living History Day Saturday in Buffalo

The annual Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum's Living History Day will be this Saturday, June 25th at the museum in Buffalo.

Sheridan County Airport to Close For 48 Hours This Weekend

Ther Sheridan County Airport will be closed for 48 hours during the upcoming weekend.

The Sheridan County Airport will be closed to all incoming and outgoing flights this Friday beginning at 7 am through Sunday at 7 am. Airport Manage John Stopka says that the closure has to do with runway construction.

Tongue River Side Celebrates Gill, Belish

Sue Belish attends her final School District 1 Board meeting as Superintendent. Trustee CT Bailey is in the background.

At Tuesday's Sheridan County School District 1 Board of Trustees meeting, the Board and Superintendent Sue Belish honored Barbarann Gill, who has retired after over twenty years as Transportation Coordinator for the District.